Sheriff's Office responsibilities
- criminal investigations
- county jail operations
- weapon permits
- civil process such as sheriff's sales, paper service and garnishments
- warrants, court orders and courtroom security
As the only law enforcement office in the nation elected by the people and for the people to constitutionally serve as the supreme law enforcement authority of Winneshiek County, our purpose and mission is to ensure the safety of the public in a friendly, approachable and ethical manner, while always upholding and protecting the constitutional rights of our citizens.
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Time: 3:25 pm
Incident/Charge: Aggravated Misdemeanor Eluding, Speeding, Driving on Wrong Side of Two Way Highway, Passing Contrary to Highway Sign, Careless Driving, Failure to Provide Proof of Financial Liability, Operation without Registration
Location: Highway 52 in Decorah Township
Person: Trey Baures
Address: Decorah, Iowa
Incident Details: Trey Baures was arrested and booked into the Winneshiek County Jail for aggravated misdemeanor eluding and also cited for speeding, driving on wrong side of two way highway, passing contrary to highway sign, careless driving, failure to provide proof of financial liability, operation without registration.
Was wondering if you guys caught him. He flew by us on 52 south just as we started ascending the hill. Then shortly after the Deputy in the Dodge Ram flew by us, five minutes after that a Deputy in a Dodge Charger flew by us. How exciting for a Sunday afternoon. Great job Officers!
4 hours 58 minutes ago
Time: 1:50 am
Incident/Charge: (7) Charges – Aggravated Misdemeanor Assault on Peace Officer, Serious Misdemeanor Assault on Peace Officer, Serious Misdemeanor Operating Under the Influence, Serious Misdemeanor Possession of Controlled Substance 2nd Offense, Simple Misdemeanor Possession of Drug Paraphernalia, Driving While License Under Suspension and Speeding.
Location: Highway 52 in Springfield Township
Person: Dustin Reyes
Address: Postville, Iowa
Incident Details: Dustin Reyes was arrested and transported to the Winneshiek County Jail on charges listed above.
Time: 1:36 pm
Incident/Charge: (2) Warrants, Felony Possession of Controlled Substance (methamphetamine) and Serious Misdemeanor Possession of Drug Paraphernalia.
Location: Calmar, Iowa
Person: Kristina Broszeit
Address: Calmar, Iowa
Incident Details: Kristina Broszeit was arrested and transported to the Winneshiek County Jail.
Time: 11 pm
Incident/Charge: Probation Violation Warrant
Location: Dorchester, Iowa
Person: Joshua Amunrud
Address: Dorchester, Iowa
Incident Details: Joshua Amunrud was arrested and transported to the Winneshiek County Jail.